One of Osama bin Laden’s right-hand men, al-Zawahiri assisted him in organizing the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
A drone strike was planned by the CIA to target a specific building in Kabul, Afghanistan, and it was executed over the weekend.
According to the AP, he was hiding out in a home owned by a significant assistant to senior Taliban leader Sirajuddin Haqqani.
A ground team was deployed into the facility following the drone hit to confirm al-death, Zawahiri a senior intelligence officer informed the news source.
The US President wishes that the attack would offer solace to families who lost loved ones in the 9/11 attacks.
At this point, justice has been served, and this terrorist commander is no longer, Biden stated while addressing the White House. We never give up.
He continued, “The United States keeps proving its readiness and capacity to defend its folks from those who intend to attack them.
We reiterate this evening that if you pose a threat to our citizens, the United States will find you and eliminate you, regardless of how long it takes or where you hide.
Al-Zawahiri, more than anybody else, according to the Associated Press, shaped al-Qaeda. From 1998 to 2011, he was the terrorist group’s deputy, and after Osama bin Laden was assassinated in a US-led mission in 2011, he took over as the organization’s head.
He established an al-Qaeda new base on the Afghan-Pakistani border and oversaw affiliates in Yemen, Iraq, Asia, and other places. Al-death Zawahiri was announced by Joe Biden, which was warmly received by Saudi Arabia.
According to a statement from the state-run news agency, Zawahiri is one of the terrorist leaders who oversaw the planning and implementation of terrible terrorist operations in Saudi Arabia and the United States.
According to ABC News, no civilians were hurt in the drone attack that killed the al-Qaeda leader.
“He will not again – never again – let Afghanistan turn into a terrorist safe place, because he is leaving, and we are going to safeguard that nothing else occurs,” Joe Biden declared in his speech.